Australia State of Environment 2016

Recommended Reading: Australia’s State of the Environment Key Links https://soe.environment.gov.au https://soe.environment.gov.au/download/reports More online the CSIRO blog Questions Is it possible to download the entire report as a single file? What sort of feedback would be useful to the State of the Environment report? What would locals like to visitors to know about Australia’s environment? Executive …

Cancun Biodiversity COP13

Feature Cancún Declaration (Text) Key Links https://www.cbd.int/cop https://www.cbd.int/doc/?meeting=cop-13 http://www.mexicop13.bio – @COP13mx http://cop13.mx – http://cop13.mx/cop-13 http://flux.live/cop/coplive http://flux.live/cop/copvod/public Cancún Declaration Questions How many ecotourism and tourism businesses participated in #COP13? Can you share the list of participants, speakers who attended #COP13? https://www.periscope.tv/ronmader/1rmxPrdwyyEGN 01:28 Is there a directory of participants? Kudos to the organizers, hosts and participants sharing …

Cancún Declaration (Text)

CANCUN DECLARATION ON MAINSTREAMING THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF BIODIVERSITY FOR WELL-BEING Source: CBD We, the ministers and other heads of delegation, having met on the occasion of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 2016 1, on 2 and 3 December, DECLARE THAT: 1. It is essential to live in harmony with nature …

Baseball Down Under (2016)

One of the bright spots in 2016 has been a thoughtful and fan-friendly showcase of Australian baseball. The best intro to the sport down under is Strike Zone Australia hosted by Chris Coleman @CJCau. Chris also announces Canberra games online http://mixlr.com/canberracavalry and http://ABLTV.com. One of the Australian Baseball League’s big rivalries pits Canberra against Perth. This …

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

Logo Hawai‘i, USA hosted the IUCN World Conservation Congress September 1-10, 2016 Events were varied and included workshops, training and capacity-building sessions at the Conservation Campus, Posters and Knowledge Café sessions. Visit the Congress Website for the latest updates and information about the Congress. Held every four years, the IUCN Congress is the world’s largest …

Sharks, Parks and Whales

LIVE WEBCAST! Divers for Sharks and partner organizations hosts a side-event at the 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13) to discuss NON-EXTRACTIVE uses of marine wildlife and Marine Protected Areas. If you are not in Cancún, tune in for the live webcast on the Divers for Sharks’ Facebook Page page Tuesday …

Early days at #COP13

Early days at #COP13 …, aka the 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13) taking place this week in Cancún, Mexico. Today’s question: How can remote allies, friends, journalists and others participate in #COP13? ¿Cómo pueden los aliados, amigos, periodistas y otras personas participar en forma lejana (remote participation) #COP13? Twitter Wishlist …

Tourism v Coal mines: what should we know about the #GreatBarrierReef? #COP13 #WildOz

Today’s #COP13 / #WildOz Question: #Tourism v #Coalmines,:what should we know about the #GreatBarrierReef? Twitter Shoutout: @ProfTerryHughes @gbrmarinepark @StevenJMiles @fightforthereef @TropWATER also @COP13MX Embedded Tweets But tourism on #GreatBarrierReef provides economic incentive 4 better protection, and FAR more jobs than destructive new thermal #coalmines https://t.co/HDmt9KohrZ — Terry Hughes (@ProfTerryHughes) December 3, 2016 #ClimateChange the number 1 threat to the #GreatBarrierReef – …

2016 Private Land Conservation Conference

National Private Land Conservation Conference November 24-25, 2016 The National Australia Bank (NAB) Arena Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hashtag: #PLCConf16 Conference program Request for conference organizers and participants: If there are other relevant links, videos, presentations, please let us know. As the conference continues today, it would be awesome if someone could stream a talk or corridor conversation. …